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  • Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Professional Negligence in Construction, Second Edition

    By Ben Patten, Hugh Saunders, Hugh Saunders

    What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important? These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Construction Practice Series

  • Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Staiger

    Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling is specifically designed to provide an overview of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory before providing a step-by-step guide for financial model…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 

  • Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry, 4th ed

    4th Edition

    By Les Goring

    Les Goring’s book covers all the detailed knowledge required for carrying out first-fixing carpentry, such as modern- and traditional-roofing, fitting and fixing modern- and traditional-floor joists, on new-build sites before plastering or drylining of walls and ceilings takes place – and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 

  • Sustainable Business

    Key Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification, 2nd edition

    A guide to passing the City & Guilds 2391 exams

    By Michael Drury

    Addresses the areas which had previously been highlighted as poor in the Chief Examiner's feedback of candidate performance Assists students in decoding questions found in the City & Guilds 2391 exams Uses realistic exam questions as examples, supported with rational reasoning for a given…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, Zhaomin Ren, O.O. Ugwu

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Introduction to Construction Project Engineering

    By Giovanni C. Migliaccio, Len Holm

    This new textbook fills an important gap in the existing literature in that it prepares construction engineering and built environment students for their first experience of the job site. This innovative new book integrates conceptual and hands-on knowledge of project engineering to introduce…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23 

  • Understanding NEC4

    Term Service Contract

    By Kelvin Hughes, Patrick Waterhouse

    With the release of the new NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract), the use of the family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, as does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Now in its fourth edition, this set of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22 
    Understanding Construction

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    This book is both an introduction to and an examination of professionalism and professional bodies in the built environment and construction sector including a view of the future of professionalism in the sector and the organisations serving it. The book follows and builds on a previous study by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Building Research and Information

  • Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

    7th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry 7th edition aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject, and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry. The book looks at contract law within the context of construction contracts,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 

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